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Faringdon Folly Tower

Faringdon Folly Tower
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Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 7AQ United Kingdom
0845 475 8386 Visit Website »

Faringdon Folly Tower was built in 1935 by Lord Berners, owner of Faringdon House. It is the last major Folly to be built in England.

The Tower is 100 feet high and affords panoramic views over five counties. It sits on Folly Hill, within a charming 4 acre, circular woodland of splendid Scots Pine and broadleaf trees, some more than 200 years old. Seek out the 24 black birds and the giant willow pie, Cromwell’s cannon, the bridge to nowhere, fairy door, Lord Berners in a tree, the giraffe, the mouse and more sculptures hidden in the woodland.

Opening Times

Tower open: April – October the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month 11 am – 5 pm

Woodlands always open and entry is free.


To climb the tower:
Adults: £3.00
11-16’s: £1.00
Under 11’s free


Dogs Welcome
Picnic Site

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